The “Ponce” is a popular, heavily traveled inlet which intersects the Waterway at Statute Mile 839.5, with a second southerly intersection near St. M. 843. Dredging in this inlet is always welcomed.
FLORIDA – TOLOMATO RIVER TO PALM SHORES – PONCE DE LEON INLET: Dredge Operations
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Jacksonville District will commence dredging operations on or about April 12, 2017 until approximately May 19, 2017. The Dredge CURRITUCK will remove approximately 130,000 cubic yards of material in the vicinity of Ponce de Leon Inlet Buoy 8B (LLNR 9547). The dredged material will be placed into the near shore dredged material placement area off of New Smyrna Beach south of Ponce De Leon Inlet. Mariners are requested to stay clear of the Corps dredge during dredging operations. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Point of
Contact is Mr. Beau Corbett at Beau.J.Corbett@usace.army.mil or 904-232-1463. Chart 11485 LNM 16/17